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Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
earth. >> all right. there you have it. president obama with those remarks, moments ago sharing his personal story. we want to get some reflections and reaction from patrick, former president of howard university. he's on the phone with us now. can you hear us? >> caller: yes, i can. >> your thoughts on this, sad, truly sad day this afternoon. >> caller: it's a very sad day for all of us around the world. so much will be said and has been said already about the credible change that mr. mandela brought about in south africa. my visit with him in '96, i had the privilege of spending nearly an hour with him in his office in south africa. the thing that struck me the most about mr. mandela, when you are in the presence of someone viewed by his countrymen as george washington, abraham lincoln and martin luther king it's intimidating. the thing that struck me is how open and engaging and humorous he was. we had a great time talking and laughing. i said to myself, an icon should not be this happy and laughing. you know, i expected a stone figure and i found a very -- >> doctor, can you ref
Dec 10, 2013 5:00pm EST
headlines right now here and in cuba, president obama and cuban president raul castro unexpectedly shook hands. the handshake was the second headline on cuba's state-run newscast this afternoon, and they actually ran a portion of president obama's speech. news 4's jim vance is traveling to south africa to cover mandela's funeral. his reports begin thursday here on news 4. >>> it may feel like this is one of the coldest places in the world, but it's not. u.s. scientists say they have found it, and the temperature there is minus 133.6 degrees. it's antarctica, the top of the ice sheet there reaches 14,000 feet high. experts say that cold air radiates into space. by the way, minus 133 degrees is 50 degrees colder than the record low in alaska. >>> an airport can be pretty cold and uncomfortable if a winter storm leaves you stuck in one far from home. that's happening today in our area. adam tuss is live at reagan national with the latest on conditions there. adam? >> reporter: well, the precipitation moved out here quite a while ago. what we're left with now is the cold. it is really
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